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Fanatec Black Friday CSW Sale!

Fanatec is joining this week’s Black Friday craze as well, offering a wheel bundle for a very tempting price.

Fanatec is joining this week’s Black Friday craze as well, offering a wheel bundle for a very tempting price.

The bundle consists of Fanatec’s critically-acclaimed CSW V2 wheel base and the brand newΒ CSL Steering Wheel P1 rim that was revealed less than two weeks ago.

The package provides unrivaled cross-comparability across all platforms as the rim & base combo works on the PC, Playstation 4 and Microsoft’s Xbox One.

During the Black Friday sale, the bundle sells for 799 Euros or $649 in the Fanatec webshop, a substantial reduction on the regular prices of 899 Euros and $739 respectively.

The deal is valid until Monday or until Fanatec runs out of stock so interested buyers should hurry up!

  • Glen Orpheus

    interesting buyers should hurry up!

    • Thomas Jackermeier

      Take your time. We have enough stock this time as we finally managed to ramp up production. Right in time for Christmas πŸ™‚

      • UzairH

        Thomas I’m more keen on getting a direct drive wheel and the only reason I haven’t gotten the Accuforce yet is they don’t have a formula rim. If you can release a GOOD DD unit in a year or so I think you’ll be golden for me and a lot of other people in the EU.

      • Mark

        It is quite easy to convert the Fanatec F1 rim to be used with the AccuForce. You need an AF QR, the Leo Bodnar conversion board, a USB cable, some allen keys, some bolts, a drill, a soldering iron and some solder. It is quite easy, honest! πŸ™‚

  • Charlie Gould

    The cost in euro’s is pretty ridiculous considering the EUR to USD exchange rate.

    • Francesco Kasta

      Yeah, we discussed it to death, myself included. Unfortunately that’s how it goes in the EU, everything tech related is more expensive no matter if the product is local or not.

    • Frederic Schornstein

      EUR price is actually 671 EUR if you exclude VAT. Still more expensive, but not that much more.

  • Chillisteak

    Bit disappointed by this sale to be honest, being a Clubsport owner myself. I would have like to have seen something done on the Wheels, Shifters and Handbrake.
    They’d stand more chance shifting those than enticing new people to spend that kind of coin, because regardless discount or country it ain’t cheap.

  • F1Racer

    On a side note, I’m curious how the people at Fanatec pronounce Fanatec. Maybe Thomas could confirm.
    Is it:-
    1) Fanna-tech or 2) Same as fanatic but with an ‘e’ ?
    I go with No.2 but I’ve heard others pronounce it as No.1.

    • GamerMuscle


      • F1Racer

        I was gonna put that as my No.3

      • GamerMuscle

        I won the internet !

      • F1Racer

        You’re welcome to it πŸ™‚

      • GamerMuscle

        That’s good but I’m only keeping the part with good looking ladies.

        As a gesture of good will and to make you not feel left out you can have the part that holds all the comment sections regarding tire models !

      • F1Racer

        I`ll sell that for $1

    • Thomas Jackermeier

      There is even a third one: Fan-A-tec
      Hard to believe but there is no official guideline for this. Even I pronounce it different. The original idea of the brandname was obviously “Technology for Fanatics”. (18 years ago you were not automatically a terrorist if you were a fanatic. πŸ˜‰

      -> Call us like you like as long as you remember us

      • F1Racer

        Cloud be that the third one is the same as my first one πŸ™‚ Makes sense with the tagline you mentioned too.
        I remember my friend pronouncing NVidia as ‘na-vidia’ and I finally got it into his head that it was ‘en-vidia’.

        The Black Friday deal is good but that CSW base and wheel is still just out of reach unless I save up for a few months. I would definitely be wanting the base with the BMW and F1 rims. One day….

  • Glen Orpheus

    Ok so got my brand new v3 pedals.
    In two days I’ve had only 75% on throttle and clutch, but turning the wheel on and off appears to fix this, but no good for online races.
    Secondly even though I have set brake force it appears each time I reset the wheel or turn it on I have to adjust it as its not the way I left it, the numbers on my CSW v2 profiles remain the same, just the amount of pressure needed varies each time.

    I’m running Windows 7 64bit with my pedals plugged directly into the wheel.

    So yeah not a great impression of my brand new pedals, the proof will be how Fanatec choose to deal with this matter.

    Anybody else having issues ?

    • James High

      welcome to the hell that is owning a fanatec product. Customer service will sort out your issue via an online request for repair, and you’ll be back on track about 6 weeks after that happens. Their QA testing is questionable, because their products break much more often than competing brands. Their CS series has a cool design. great selection.of rims, and ffb is superb. Its just terribly risky buying any of their products, theres a risk some people such as myself choose not to take anymore.

      • Glen Orpheus

        actually I’ve had and only had Fanatec products now for 4 years, my problem was solved with a simple firmware update, which should be made more clear in their FAQ section, as my problem was solved by like minded users.
        yes this is something i believe Fanatec need to look into.

        However, my personal experience with fanatec has almost been faultless, only ever having to contact them about my V2 pedals, which they gave me a returns number, the whole turn around was only 6 days for me.

        and yes, i think i may be a FanBoy (“,)

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